October 11, 1942 a mega star was born who re-wrote the history of Indian Cinema. 2 days back Amitabh ji celebrated his 75th birthday with his family in Maldives.
He made his debut in 1969 with the film Saat Hindustani, after that it was no looking back for him. He has become the face of Bollywood. Today we are going to list down 10 of his best movies. It’s very difficult to choose only 10 movies from a career of 50 years in the industry. So, this a personal point of view.
1.Amar Akbar Anthony:
It is a 1977 Indian action comedy film, produced and directed by Manmohan Desai and written by the great Kader Khan. It is about three brothers separated from their parents and raised in three different faiths, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. They unite in their youth to fight a common villain. Amitabh Bachchan played the role of Anthony Gonsalves which made him win the Best Actor Award in 25th Filmfare Awards.
Action-adventure film directed by Ramesh Sippy and written by Salim-Javed. The film revolves around 2 criminals Jai and Veeru (Jai - Amitabh Bachchan and Veeru – Dharmendra). It is one of the best Indian Films ever made!
It is a Hindi musical drama film starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. The film had some beautiful songs which have become evergreen. Amitabh ji plays the role of a singer who marries a village girl Uma played by Jaya ji.
Uma becomes more famous with time and Subir gets jealous and the marriage falls apart. Will Subir get over his jealousy? Watch it to find out!
A romantic drama film directed by Yash Chopra starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Rekha in the lead roles. It is a love triangle of its three stars and shows the power of true love.
A drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali starring Rani Mukherjee along side Amitabh ji. The story orbits around a deaf and blind girl, and her relationship with her teacher who later develops Alzheimer’s.
A 2017 bollywood romance directed by R. Balki starring Amitabh Bachchan, Tabu and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles. The story revolves around a 65 year old unmarried man falling in love with a 34 year old woman.
Another one from R.Balki starring Amitabh ji, Vidya Balan and Abhishek Bachchan. It is based on a kid who is suffering from progeria played by Amitabh Bachchan, his mother Vidya Balan and father Abhishek Bachchan. The bad relationship between his parents and the incidents leading from there. It is a masterpiece as its not easy for a 70 year old man to play the role of a 10 year old.
Political crime thriller directed by Ram Gopal Verma starring Amitabh ji and his real life son and daughter in-law Aishwarya Rai.
It is based on a wealth political criminal family and their doings. It’s an intense film and is a must watch if you like political films.
Piku is a comedy-drama film directed by Shoojit Sircar starring Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in the main leads. It also stars Moushumi Chatterjee in a very funny avatar.
The film is about a father-daughter relationship and their day-to-day struggles. It’s a light hearted movie and has spectacular music!
It was the movie of the year! Breaking down various social stigmas it touched our chord. It is directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury and is a courtroom drama.
It’s about a retired advocate who helps 3 friends in their fight to prove a political person’s son wrong. It is a beautifully written film and is very relatable in today’s time.
There are many more films of Amitabh Bachchan which is on the must see list, but these are the best ones if you want to enjoy some raw acting.